LGBT, Transgender

Marching On: Fighting for Trans Lives in the Shadow of the Ban | NewNowNext

Marching On: Fighting for Trans Lives in the Shadow of the Ban | NewNowNext:

Transgender people have faced the brunt of attacks on the LGBTQ community as advocates fight to protect their lives and rights.

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Health

Doctors Can Dismiss Women’s Health Concerns. Here’s How To Take Back Some Control. | HuffPost Life

Doctors Can Dismiss Women’s Health Concerns. Here’s How To Take Back Some Control. | HuffPost Life:

Evidence shows women are often deemed “overly dramatic” and dismissed by medical professionals, which has deadly consequences.

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LGBTQIA, Transgender

Office of Personnel Management admits it wanted to make anti-trans discrimination easier – ThinkProgress

Office of Personnel Management admits it wanted to make anti-trans discrimination easier – ThinkProgress:

Guidance protecting trans employees disappeared over the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Transgender

How to Fight the Latest Attempts to Erase “Transgender” by Alex Myers — YES! Magazine

How to Fight the Latest Attempts to Erase “Transgender” by Alex Myers — YES! Magazine:

Purging the identity from federal websites makes transgender people more vulnerable to discrimination. Here’s how you can help.

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LGBTQ, Transgender

Transgender Lives Are Not Up for Debate | FAIR

Transgender Lives Are Not Up for Debate | FAIR:

The New York Times (10/21/18) received access to a memo from the Trump administration calling for the Department of Health and Human Services to adopt a definition of sex founded on “a biological basis that is clear, grounded in science, objective and administrable.” The memo called for a definition that assumed a male/female sex binary, determined by the sex assigned to a person at birth based on genital appearance. Four days after this decision, the Department of Justice argued that it is legal to discriminate against transgender people in issues of employment.

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